Following incidents, coffees are no longer allowed for pilots in A350 cockpits

After a number of unintended engine shutdowns, due to inadvertent liquid spillage over control panels, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Airbus A350-900/-1000 banning any liquids inside the cockpit. Two in-service occurrences were reported involving inadvertent liquid spillage on the ENG START panel or ECAM Control Panel (ECP) on…

Former UK Prime Minister’s bodyguard has left his gun in bathroom of a British Airways trans-Atlantic flight

A bodyguard for David Cameron is being investigated after he reportedly left his gun in a toilet on a transatlantic flight. The Daily Mail newspaper reported that the weapon found on a trans-Atlantic flight was handed to flight attendants. As a former prime minister, Mr Cameron is entitled to continued security provided by the Metropolitan…

In a leaked ATC record, Iranian pilot of #EP3768 informed controller what looked like a missile being fired

A recording, broadcast by a Ukrainian TV channel Sunday night, has been acknowledged as genuine by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the head of the Iranian investigation team. Iranian Aseman Airlines Flight EP3768, operated by the pilot in the leaked audio recording, landed at the nearby Mehrabad International Airport just 12 minutes later, at 6:31…

A group of experts have defined new ‘point of impact’ to be searched for the missing Malaysia Airlines #MH370

The last search for MH370 was conducted by Ocean Infinity, who consulted with official and independent researchers and subsequently scanned the seabed along the 7th arc as far north as S25° latitude. Since then, independent researchers have continued to analyze the available data to understand what areas of the seabed are the most likely, and…

BREAKING Madrid Barajas airport suspends flight operations after drones were spotted near runway

The Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas airport has closed its airspace after unauthorized drones were seen flying near the facility, Spain’s Transport Ministry has confirmed. The state air navigation entity ENAIRE was the first to indicate that the airport was experiencing delays. The Transport and Mobility Ministry later confirmed that the airspace had been closed. The decision…